June 4, 2009: Gay Beast & Kings of Leon


Twin Cities News:

-- Mental Floss has an interesting article regarding fair use where the question arises, "Bob Dylan: Culture Hero or Copyright Thief?"

-- Radio K has updated its site with recent studio sessions including performances by Lightning Dust, Barry Burns (Mogwai), Lazer Forever and Detroit Cobras.

-- Queerty reviews Gay Beast's Second Wave and Brooklyn Vegan highlights the band's New York dates.

-- Kings of Leon are returning to town in September.

-- The Black Hollies are returning to the Turf Club for a performance later this month.

-- Gimme (yesterday's) Noise: Purple Rain celebrates 25 years of awesomeness, Air Guitar Championships return to the Twin Cities this Friday & Mischke Mix - Wednesday, June 3.

Local Concert Highlights:

-- St. Vincent & Pattern is Movement @ First Avenue

St. Vincent: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Pattern is Movement: (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

-- No Use for a Name, Only Crime & Pour Habit @ Triple Rock Social Club

No Use for a Name: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Only Crime: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Pour Habit: (MySpace)

Daily Audio Downloads:

-- A Brief Smile "Motorcycle" (mp3)


-- Full Crate "Make Me Laugh" (mp3)


-- Hill Country Review "Alice Mae" (mp3)


-- Jared Mees & the Grown Children "The Tallest Building In Hell"


-- UME "Pendulum" (mp3)


-- Wild Moccasins "Fruit Tea" (mp3)